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Engineers develop method of using sun to clean drinking water
April 12, 2018
According to the World Health Organization, 2.1 billion people around the world lack access to safe drinking water in their homes. A new development at UT may have the ability to change that.
Economics student grows vegetables in a food desert
April 9, 2018
A mountain of trash meant a land of opportunity for economics undergraduate student Joy Youwakim.
Study: Staying at home may be saving energy
March 8, 2018
Americans are saving energy by opting to stay at home and participate in activities, such as watching Netflix and shopping online, instead of going out.
Scientists use mathematical models to describe the natural world
February 20, 2018
Researchers from around the U.S. presented their work using mathematics to model natural phenomena and solve some of the greatest challenges on Earth.
AI could be used to analyze water resources
February 19, 2018
Scientists from across disciplines came together to discuss the future of water resource management using artificial intelligence at this year’s AAAS meeting.
Chemistry researchers showcase innovative research at AAAS
February 19, 2018
Chemistry researchers presented innovative applications of their research on Friday at this year’s American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting.
LBJ professor looks at how the internet is changing abortion policy
December 6, 2017
Abortion remains one of the most controversial and divisive areas of policy around the world, but a UT public policy professor wants to use data to inform the debate.
Speedway trees are just as important as Speedway bricks
November 20, 2017
While the bricks have been all the talk of the Speedway construction project, it’s the trees that need special attention.
Small bees can pull their own weight in pollination
November 16, 2017
UT researchers recently discovered that when it comes to pollination, size doesn’t matter.
UT launches environmental engineering undergraduate degree
November 9, 2017
After years of planning, the Cockrell School of Engineering launched a new undergraduate degree in environmental engineering this fall.
UT economics student grows food on landfills
November 2, 2017
Economics senior Joy Youwakim is trying to prove that one person’s trash can be another person’s garden.
Bat species feast on variety of foods — even frogs
October 27, 2017
According to folklore, vampires will sometimes turn into bats in order to drink blood. In reality, bats go batty over more than just blood, having a much more substantial and varied diet.
Visualizing Science contest winners revealed at Art in Science event
October 20, 2017
Natural Science Council and the College of Natural Sciences celebrated the artistic side of science in fields from astronomy to biology as they unveiled the winners of the 2017 Visualizing Science contest at the Art in Science event on Thursday afternoon
New Materials Research Science and Engineering Center will include K-5 educational program
October 5, 2017
UT professors plan to bring K-5 teachers to campus for the summer to participate in research to make them more comfortable with science.
UT Energy Institute hosts ongoing symposium
September 25, 2017
The UT Energy Institute’s Energy Symposium is sparking discussion about topics from rechargeable batteries to nuclear fusion.
Engineering internships may explain departure from STEM fields for women
September 10, 2017
Although the number of women studying engineering has been steadily increasing, they are more likely to leave the profession early in their careers.